CMI In The News
Autism In The Water
Nov. 16, 2012 HuffPost Live
Dr. Michael Rosenthal joins HuffPost Live tonight at 8 pm ET for "Ocean: A Comfort Zone for Children with Autism" the discussion focuses on a documentary, "Come Hell of High Water", directed by Keith Malloy. The documentary features scenes dealing with one autistic boy's experiences with his family body surfing in the Pacific Ocean. Since the documentary's release in 2011, some have spoken out about water's effect on children with autism. Dr. Rosenthal shares his expertise about aquatic therapy and Autism.Read More View Comments | Add Comment
Helping Kids Cope with Disaster
Nov. 15, 2012 Thirteen.org/Metrofocus
In an interview on MetroFocus, the Child Mind Institute's Dr. Harold Koplewicz described most children as "resilient," but said a small percentage could have an acute stress reaction to Hurricane Sandy that might not immediately be apparent.
Tips For Talking To Kids About Storm's Impact
Nov. 15, 2012 NY1
Dr. Jamie Howard, recently stopped by the NY1 studios to talk about what parents can do to help children who are feeling emotionally devastated, frightened, and unsure following the recent storm.Read More View Comments | Add Comment
You Can Go Shopping with Rachel Zoe This Season
Nov. 13, 2012 People Style Watch
A day at Bloomingdale's with Rachel Zoe pretty much sounds like our dream come true. And it can be a dream come true for you thanks to CharityBuzz.com's style-centric auction with Bloomingdale's. The auction—which benefits the Child Mind Institute, a non-profit organization that focuses on the mental health of kids—begins Tuesday and lasts through Dec. 13. Visit bloomingdales.com/auctionto place your bids now.Read More View Comments | Add Comment
How Strengthening A Marriage With Conflict Resolution Can Help Nurture Your Family.
Dr. Alan Ravitz, MD, MS covers getting real about conflict with your significant other.
Nov. 13, 2012 New York Family
The presence of conflict is not a problem in and of itself—it's a question of how you manage your disagreements. The capacity to resolve conflict productively is one of the biggest differences between happy couples and unhappy ones. Conflict is unpleasant, which means many of us often go out of our way to avoid it. But happy pairs feel comfortable sharing feelings and ideas with one another. They typically have similar approaches to resolving disagreements, and they believe that their partners take them seriously.Read More View Comments | Add Comment
Hurricane Sandy: How To Keep Your Family Calm and Safe
Nov. 12, 2012 NY1 LIVE
The Child Mind Institute's Dr. Steve Dickstein sat down with NY1 for the 10 pm LIVE broadcast about how to keep your family calm in the wake of Sandy. The segment focused on tips for getting things in the household back on track, speaking to your children about their anxiety and managing the pressures placed on families in a crisis.
Star-studded Holiday Ornaments by Christopher Radko Benefit the Child Mind Institute
Nov. 7, 2012 New York Spaces
New York Spaces is currently featuring a philanthropic line that the Child Mind Institute is proud of: Christopher Radko's new celebrity-designed holiday ornaments. The stylish glass ornaments are handmade in Poland and sold exclusively at Bloomingdale's. Best of all, each ornament sold benefits the Child Mind Institute. Check out all of the star-studded ornaments in our Holiday Shop.Read More View Comments | Add Comment
Hurricane Sandy Is Added Burden On Children With Special Needs
Nov. 6, 2012 HuffPost
The Child Mind Institute's Dr. Rachel Busman talks to the Huffington Post about how Superstorm Sandy has placed an extra burden on children with special needs and provides expert advice for families coping with the strain.Read More View Comments | Add Comment
Dr Max Gomez: Maintaining Health In The Wake Of Sandy
Nov. 5, 2012 CBS New York
Dr. Max Gomez of CBS 2 New York and Dr. Steven Kurtz, Senior Director of the ADHD and Disruptive Behavior Disorders Center at the Child Mind Institute, give us professional tips on how to stay healthy after Hurricane Sandy.Read More View Comments | Add Comment
Nov. 2, 2012 HuffPost Live
Dr. Michael Rosenthal was on HuffPost Live to discuss why there is such a stigma attached to autism spectrum disorders and how real dialogue between the public and those diagnosed with autism is desperately needed.Read More View Comments | Add Comment